Banks, Transportation, Weather

Winter Storm Watch issued for Thursday through Friday

Snow covers Roderick Road near Gales Creek on February 10, 2019. Photo: Chas Hundley

The Portland branch of the National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Watch for most of northwestern Oregon and southwest Washington on Wednesday, warning of weather conditions starting Thursday and extending through Saturday that could bring rain, snow, freezing rain, wind, and plunging temperatures.

Thursday afternoon through Friday morning are expected to see the worst of it, the weather agency said, with a possibility of up to five inches of snow and up to one-tenth of an inch of freezing rain possible in the Timber area, while areas in . . .

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